Guy Brissenden

Brief Life History of Guy

When Guy Brissenden was born in 1883, in Clay City, Clay, Illinois, United States, his father, John Thomas Brissenden, was 32 and his mother, Clara Gill, was 23. He lived in Spring Green Election Precinct, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1885.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Brissenden
1851–1897
Clara Gill
1860–1909
Brissenden
1879–
Brissenden
1897–
Brissenden
1897–
Lillie Ellen Brissenden
1880–1971
Hariett Marie Brissenden
1882–1966
Guy Brissenden
1883–
Edna Inez Brissenden
1885–1972
Morris Andrew Brissenden
1887–1959
Charles Walter Brissenden
1889–1964
Thomas M Brissenden
1892–1967
Doris Brissenden
1893–1911
Hugh Gill Brissenden
1895–1961

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  • Guy Brissenden in household of John Brissenden, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a placed in Kent named Brissenden (near Tenterden), named with the Old English personal name Brēosa (a byname from brēsa ‘gadfly’) + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture (for swine)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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